Ecuador, Galapagos Islands

February 2 – 11, 2018 Before we embarked on our journey, we heard of the Galapagos Islands but we thought it was just something you see on the Discovery channel, never in our wildest dreams did we imagine we would visit one day! and here we are! Part of the country of Ecuador, the GalapagosContinue reading “Ecuador, Galapagos Islands”

Ecuador, back to the US for the Holidays and return to Quito

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this crazy COVID-19 Pandemic. Joe and I are fine and enjoying our post quarantine in Florida with our grandchildren and Spencer, the family German Shepherd. It has been a good time to catch up on our blog; when I think about how behind I am, I get discouragedContinue reading “Ecuador, back to the US for the Holidays and return to Quito”

5 years on the road

An Overland journey through the Americas 2015-2020 Five years ago today, on May 5th 2015, after selling all our possessions and a long preparation, we were leaving Florida to embark on this amazing journey of driving from Alaska to Argentina a.k.a. the Pan-American Highway. We had no clue what we were getting ourselves into, weContinue reading “5 years on the road”

Ecuador, Northern Sierra

November 1 – 7, 2017 After six months of incredible experiences in Colombia, it was time for a heart wrenching goodbye and to move on to the next country. We drove across the Rumichaca bridge from Ipiales, Colombia into Tulcan, Ecuador, our second country in South America but number 12 since we left in May 2015.Continue reading “Ecuador, Northern Sierra”

Colombia, Tatacoya, Caño Cristales, San Agustin and Las Lajas

October 8 – 31, 2017 As we were leaving the Archeological Park of Tierradentro we received a message from our Overlanding buddies, Doug and Fran, wanting to know if we were interested in meeting them at the Tatacoa Desert.  Sounds like a great idea … what’s a 90 mile run when it involves happy hourContinue reading “Colombia, Tatacoya, Caño Cristales, San Agustin and Las Lajas”

Colombia, Cali and Popayan

September 28 – October 8, 2017 After being sedentary for a month in the coffee region we were happy to get back on the road to explore southern Colombia. In this blog we will cover a Salsa Festival (music not the sauce!!), an indigenous market, a white city and ruins, all of which we saw […]

Colombia, Quindio, the Coffee Region

August 20 – September 28, 2017 Real luxury is not about money, real luxury is about freedom! What we like so much about our nomadic overlanding lifestyle is the freedom that comes with it! Freedom to stay somewhere as long or as little as we like depending on the vibe and the people we meet,Continue reading “Colombia, Quindio, the Coffee Region”

Colombia, Medellin and Bogota

August 3 – 23, 2017 Medellin After tree weeks traveling with family around Colombia, we were happy to be once again on our own. On August 3rd, 2017 we left Guatape to return to Al Bosque Hostel and Glamping in Santa Elena, on the outskirts of Medellin, to pick up the things, they were niceContinue reading “Colombia, Medellin and Bogota”

Colombia, with the Grandkids

July 13 – August 3, 2017 As we’ve said before, when we embarked on this crazy journey, one of our biggest concerns was leaving friends and family behind, most of all, our grandchildren. We were not going to be around to watch them grow up… After much thinking we came to the conclusion that beingContinue reading “Colombia, with the Grandkids”